Rusalka (2018)

Music by Antonín Dvořak
Libretto by Jaroslav Kvapil

Company Premiere
Performed in Czech
Performances: June 22, July 1, 3, 6, 14
2019 Upper Midwest Emmy Nominee: "Des Moines Metro Opera Presents Rusalka" by Iowa PBS
Broadcast as part of the 2020 Virtual Festival

Cast
1st Wood Sprite: Dorothy Gal
2nd Wood Sprite: Cadie Jordan
3rd Wood Sprite: Naomi Brigell
Vodnîk: Zachary James
Rusalka: Sara Gartland
Ježibaba: Jill Grove
Hunter: Harry Greenleaf
Prince: Evan Leroy Johnson
Gamekeeper: Gregory Warren
Kitchen Boy: Grace Kahl
Foreign Princess: Laura Wilde

Dancers
Tanner Myles Huseman
Isaac Martin Lerner
Andrew Scott Pester
Owen Prum
Cooper Stanton
Devin Tokarski

Production
Conductor: David Neely
Stage Director: Chas Rader-Shieber
Scenic and Costume Design: Jacob A. Climer
Lighting Design: Nate Wheatley
Make-Up/Hair Design: Brittany Crinson for Elsen and Associates
Choreographer: Isaac Martin Lerner
Chorus Master: Lisa Hasson
Musical Preparation: Yasuko Oura
Associate Conductor: Cody Martin
Assistant Stage Director: Mo Zhou
Czech Diction Coach: Klára Moldová
Stage Manager: Hester Warren-Steijn
Millinery: Elizabeth Flauto, Costume Crafts, Sorrell Originals
Costume Construction: Jeffrey Wallach, New York Theater Workshop, Colin Davis Jones Studio
Scenic and Drafting Assistants: Bryce Cutler, Libby Stadstad


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